Tuesday, March 3, 2009

American Genealogical-Biographical Index ~AGBI

The AGBI is available at Lake County Public Library through our Ancestry Library Edition database. It is a very comprehensive every name index to early New England genealogy literature.

  • More than 6 million entries

  • Unique information-different from IGI, PERSI, U.S. Census

  • It is an every name index to over 800 sources for eastern United States research

  • It includes family histories, biographies, county histories, church and vital records, 1790 census, military lists, and more

  • Contains Surname, First name, Birth year, State of residence, Biographical data, Citation

  • Works cited are available from the Family History Library in Utah